Presented by City Parks Alliance
Summer 2024 | Seattle, WA

Get Ready for Seattle

Keep your calendars open in the summer of 2024 to explore the Pacific Northwest! Greater & Greener is coming to Seattle, a city whose parks are deeply rooted in its culture with a focus on equity and sustainability.

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Presented by City Parks Alliance
June 18-21, 2022 | Philadelphia, PA

Thank You, Philadelphia

Greater & Greener 2022 took place in Philadelphia with 900+ park leaders who explored the city via tours, mobile workshops, panels, and breakout sessions that covered how urban parks can meet the challenges facing 21st-century cities.

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Summer 2024

Greater & Greener 2024: Seattle, WA

Presented by City Parks Alliance, in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation

The Greater & Greener biennial conference explores how urban parks can be designed, developed, programmed, funded, and sustained to meet the challenges facing 21st-century cities. Seattle is a fast-growing city that is transforming its urban waterfront into a destination for tourists and residents and yet smartly reconnecting it to its historic city center. Join us for our in-person conference in Seattle with weekend tours, mobile workshops, and breakout sessions.

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    With Segway tour, Philly kicks off international parks conference boasting 900 people from 200 cities

    The article was originally published by The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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Emerging Issues Facing Today’s Park Professionals

2022 Conference Tracks

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Resilient Cities

The future of our communities depends on our capacity to respond and recover from disasters of various types and the underlying inequities of everyday life.

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Safe, Healthy, Inclusive Communities

Parks, trails, and public spaces are central to people’s physical, mental, and spiritual health.

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Co-Creating Civic Life

Residents, institutional leaders, and government are coming together to ensure public space systems reflect local diversity and adapt to changing community needs.

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Equitable Economic and Community Development

Parks have the power to drive equitable economic and community development for surrounding areas.

Mayors Forum, Greater & Greener 2019

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City Parks Alliance

City Parks Alliance is the only independent, nationwide membership organization dedicated solely to urban parks. Our mission is to engage, educate and nurture a broad-based constituency to support the creation, revitalization and sustainability of parks and green spaces.

We recognize that city parks are integral to ensuring that communities are equitable, healthy, green, and that cities are economically competitive and resilient. Join City Parks Alliance today for discounted registration rates for Greater & Greener, year-round membership benefits, and networking opportunities.

Greater & Greener 2022 Sponsors & Supporters

Greater & Greener is a unique opportunity to network with an exceptional audience of key decision-makers from 200+ cities across the country and around the world. Conference support as of 6/3/22. View all sponsors here.

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